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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Tullis.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Tullis, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Tullis and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Tullis and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Tullis. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Tullis.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Bienville Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Bienville Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Tullis is near Red River Parish and also Bossier Parish, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Tullis.
How Far From Tullis to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Tullis to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Tullis and extending to:
Communities Also Named Tullis ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Tullis.
While the name Tullis is unique within Louisiana, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Louisiana
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the East.
Distance: About 989 miles [1,591.6 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Tullis ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Tullis. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Howard Elton 'Crockett' Hausey
Singer, songwriter. He was born in Yellow Pine (Louisiana) on Friday December 25, 1925 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Saturday December 31, 1994 at an age of 69. He was buried at Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Songwriter. He was born in Minden (Louisiana) on Thursday August 12, 1920 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 11, 1984 at an age of 64. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Louise Preslar Peete
Crime figure. She was born in Bienville (Louisiana) on Monday September 20, 1880 and died in San Quentin (California) on Friday April 11, 1947 at an age of 66. She was buried at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery (California).
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tullis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2019